Tag Archives: Aleksander Čeferin

UEFA to establish third club competition in 2021

UEFA has confirmed that it will establish a third European club competition ‘The UEFA Europa Conference League – UECL’, beginning in 2021. President Aleksander Ceferin confirmed the development of the UECL at UEFA’s executive committee meeting in Nyon (Switzerland), detailing that the competition would allow for ‘more clubs to participate and benefit’ from European football formats. At present details remain …

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InsiderSport: On The Ball – Sterling, MLS and UEFA

From sponsorship to the ever-expanding world of football media coverage, when it comes to the business of football, InsiderSport has you covered. This edition looks at MLS expansions and the latest in La Liga broadcasting. ITV continues successful La Liga partnership A last minute deal struck between ITV and La Liga will see the British broadcaster televise the opening game …

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UEFA approves third European club competition from 2021

UEFA  has confirmed that from 2021, more clubs from more associations will play European competitions introducing a third syndicated cup competition, a decision approved at the Executive Committee held in Dublin. The governing body of European football will move to launch ‘The Europa League 2’ (working title) replicating the current format of its flagship UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa …

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UEFA pushes VAR early for Champions League 2018/19

UEFA executives have announced that the governing body of European football will introduce ‘Video Assistant Referees – VAR’ technology for its flagship UEFA Champions League competition, beginning at the round-of-16 knockout stages from 16 February 2019. UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin confirmed the mandatory VAR Champions League enforcement at yesterday’s ‘special meeting of the UEFA Executive Committee’ hosted in Dublin. Governing …

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UEFA strengthens match-fixing commitments via ESSA link-up

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UEFA and ESSA have entered into an information sharing agreement, designed to strengthen the European football administrative body as it continues its campaign to rid the sport of match-fixing. Aleksander Čeferin, President of UEFA, has recently stressed that the fight against match-fixing remains a major priority, developing and financing several initiatives to protect the integrity of the European game. As …

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SBC’s on the ball: Newcastle United, Euro 2020 and the Kuwaiti national team

From sponsorship to the ever-expanding world of football media coverage, when it comes to the business of football, SBC has you covered. This edition breaks down the progress of  takeover talks at Newcastle United, and looks at the repercussions of the World Cup failure of the USA.  ____________________ Gulati opts not to seek re-election after World Cup failure The US Soccer …

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Is it time for football to embrace the expansion of major tournaments?

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When FIFA President Gianni Infantino announced in January that the 2026 World Cup would be expanded from 32 teams to host 48, it evoked widespread negativity from the football World.   However, none that reacted to that meeting in Zurich with discontent, could have anticipated what would follow 11 months later. As a dramatic World Cup qualification campaign culminated in …

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